Senior Storage Analyst or Below #26233
Puget Sound Energy - Redmond, WA

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At Puget Sound Energy (PSE) we have a long tradition of service and an exciting and innovative future ahead Consider PSE for the next step in your career Senior Storage Analyst or Below 26233 Puget Sound Energy’s Enterprise Storage and Backup Department is looking for a Senior Storage Analyst or below depending on qualifications to join our team PSE needs someone that can manage servers storage operating systems and applications to ensure availability recoverability performance integrity and supportability through production support and maintenance of existing systems and development and implementation of systems enhancements They will be responsible for production support – monitoring troubleshooting configuring enhancing and providing advanced customer support The ideal candidate will also work on deployment andor implementation – planning and executing the implementation of new applications or system integration and testing Responsible for design – researching recommending and designing new technologies new configurations and enhancements to existing systems providing consulting advice to customers on the capabilities of the network environment This is an excellent opportunity to play an integral role within PSE to help us better serve the environment our customers and the communities in which they live PSE provides an environment where all employees are valued respected and provided with the opportunity to achieve maximum performance We offer a comprehensive pay package that includes competitive compensation annual goalsbased incentive bonuses comprehensive cafeteriastyle benefits 401(K) a company paid retirement pension plan and an employee assistance and wellness program Gain the energy to do great things through a career with Puget Sound Energy PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES Supports the Enterprise SAN and SAN attached arrays network attached storage (NAS) and tape backuprestore technology in a missionbusiness critical environment Daytoday support of computing environments (eg UNIX Linux Wintel) typically teamed with data center operations production support and escalation teams Contributes to standards Implements moderately complex technology solutions with minimal supervision Serves as the highlevel technical resource for technologies which may span the enterprise Leads complex troubleshooting efforts and root cause analysis Works with various vendors to maintain equipment including firmware service packs security patches etc to ensure the maximum performance security and availability of the systems Demonstrates the application of technology to defined requirements and has a detailed understanding of some infrastructure architectures Participates in the evaluation and selection of new system architectures systems tools and techniques Also performs the implementation once selections have been made Advises on selection of technology purchases Understands and promotes standards guidelines and policies for the use and integration of technology Participates in capacity planning system installations upgrades and other maintenance activities for enterprise and departmental systems Reviews the environment and proactively implements changes to reduce problems and work stoppage Analyzes systemwide performance indicators Changes system software and parameters to ensure maximum system operating efficiency and availability as directed Updatescreates system documentation which may affect multiple teams Manages or consults on small projects to ensure proper allocation of resources and high client satisfaction Effectively manages daytoday relationships with business partners vendors professional peers and other team members Works with IT personnel across all segments Estimates resource and costs for smaller systems and medium projects Performs other duties as assigned MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of experience or equivalent combination of education andor experience 4 years of experience working in distributed computing technologies 2 years of experience in system design and troubleshooting Productline knowledge of storage vendors that are strategic partners in the implementation and maintenance of the SAN Experience with large enterprise SAN environments including the design configuration and administration Extensive administration knowledge including performance tuning system integration application integration and standardization support Experience with storage management software to manage SANNAS environment (eg HSSM AppIQ) Knowledge in developing SANStorage reporting systems that provide webenabled capacity planning storage utilization reports Developing SAN storage and application monitoring tools Solid experience with systems monitoring job scheduling system configuration Demonstrated project management experience managing implementations of new enterprisewide technology initiatives Experience as a project team member of an enterprise implementation Knowledge of network operating systems Proven effective track record of customer interactions Knowledge of scripting languages DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS 5 or more years experience with SANNAS technology including Unix and Intel based or mainframe SAN solutions large systems storage or server configuration administration and tools Specific skill sets may include these and others Fibre Channel fabric configuration and zoning VMware administration Unix administration as related to backup and recovery Experience with many of the following EMC (Clariion Symmetrix VNX Celarra Connectrix manager ECC) EMC Data Domain disk backup solutions Fibre switches IBM Fastt SAN NAS Unix (AIX Linux) Windows (XPVistaWindows 7 Server 2003 and 2008) Symantec Netbackup Demonstrated experience and a strong foundation (conceptually and handson) in SAN zoning LUN masking fiber channel protocol and TCPIPs use in storage management Experience with Active Directory DNS WINS and DHCP site architecture development Broad scope of experience within a large information systems environment Desirable certifications Cisco Storage Networking Design Specialist Cisco Storage Networking Support Specialist EMC Proven Professional Implementation Engineer – Expert EMC Proven Professional Storage Administrator EMC Proven Professional Storage Technologist – Specialist EMC Proven Professional Technology Architect IBM Certified Specialist Storage Networking Solutions Version 2 SNIA Certified Architect SNIA Certified Storage Networking Expert SNIA Certified Storage Professional SNIA Certified Systems Engineer Experience with a complete project cycle from inception to completion Experience as a project leader of subprojects of enterpriselevel initiatives This opening will be filled as a Senior Storage Analyst Storage Analyst or Associate Storage Analyst depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate PSE offers a highly competitive compensation and benefits package PSE is an Equal Opportunity employer We encourage persons of diverse backgrounds to apply Please apply online at httpwwwPSEcomcareers Please see job description.
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A sound investment, Puget Energy is the holding company for one of Washington State's largest utilities, Puget Sound Energy. The...